Breaking News         Latest US News              New York News              Fx Tribune

How to optimise the costs of your business
CaptionCloseDallas Cowboys' Tony Romo runs onto the field before an NFL football game against the Philadelphia Eagles, Sunday, Jan. 1, 2017, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)Dallas Cowboys' Tony Romo runs onto the field before an NFL football game...

Romo expected to be released in next 2 weeks

CaptionCloseDallas Cowboys' Tony Romo runs onto the field before an NFL football game against the Philadelphia Eagles, Sunday, Jan. 1, 2017, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)Dallas Cowboys' Tony Romo runs onto the field before an NFL football game...

Romo expected to be released in next 2 weeks

Caption

Close

Dallas Cowboys' Tony Romo runs onto the field before an NFL football game against the Philadelphia Eagles, Sunday, Jan. 1, 2017, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)

Dallas Cowboys' Tony Romo runs onto the field before an NFL football game against the Philadelphia Eagles, Sunday, Jan. 1, 2017, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)

The Dallas Cowboys have tried hard to make a trade involving Tony Romo. 

But the team's efforts appear to have hit a snag, leading them to consider releasing the 13-year quarterback. 

The Dallas Morning News reports that the team is expected to release Romo within the next two weeks. It would mean that Romo would leave the only team he has ever played for in his NFL career. 

That move would free up about $5 million in cap space and allow the team to start addressing other needs in free agency.

It means that any potential trade suitors for Romo apparently are willing to take their chances after the team releases him rather than trading any commodities for the four-time Pro Bowler. 

And if Romo is released, one of the team's biggest potential needs would be to acquire another backup quarterback.

If the Cowboys keep Romo on their roster through June 1, the News reports that they could designate him as a post-June 1 cut and save $14 million in cap space for 2017 by spreading the Romo's cap hits over the next two season. But it's hard to imagine that Jerry Jones would keep Romo hanging for the next four months.

Behind Dak Prescott, the Cowboys would need help if Romo is released. Mark Sanchez is not expected to return. The team has shown repeated interest in veteran quarterback Josh McCown, who is now a free agent after he was released by Cleveland. The Cowboys were extremely interested in McCown last season after Kellen Moore broke his ankle in training camp, but the Browns wanted to much in return.

Romo, who will turn 37 in April, has repeatedly said he wants to play for a contender. The wish list appears to be strong with locations like Denver and Houston apparently in play. 

Where he will end up will reveal itself over the next several weeks.

Nothing is certain except the likelihood he will leave the Cowboys -- soon.  

Tgriffin@express-news.net

Twitter: @TimGriffinBig12

Our editors found this article on this site using Google and regenerated it for our readers.

Publish Date : 28 Şubat 2017 Salı 09:29

Breaking News Headlines

Agrolimen transfer from Sant Joan Despí to Huesca factory broths and soups Gallina Blanca
Agrolimen transfer from Sant Joan Despí to Huesca factory broths and soups Gallina Blanca
Trump and Xi are given a truce in their war commercial
Trump and Xi are given a truce in their war commercial
The gender gap in health, a hole of almost 9,000 million euros a year to Spain
The gender gap in health, a hole of almost 9,000 million euros a year to Spain
The funds star funding business basque are still in 'stand-by'
The funds star funding business basque are still in 'stand-by'
Deutsche Bank: "Spain has lost the favour of the great managers"
Deutsche Bank:
Cars of Spain, in the white of the tariffs of Trump
Cars of Spain, in the white of the tariffs of Trump
A high charge of Compromís attacks to an investor british: "Intu go home"
A high charge of Compromís attacks to an investor british:
The digital transformation and "improve your Spanish", the challenges of the new ceo of BBVA
The digital transformation and
The Government will establish a working group to study the regulation of the sales
The Government will establish a working group to study the regulation of the sales
Norwegian "break the monopoly" of Iberia with Boston to add to their direct routes between Madrid and USA
Norwegian
PP and PSOE whiten your history in the crisis: "The problem of the boxes was not their politicisation"
PP and PSOE whiten your history in the crisis:
The basque Government presents the tax reform plans complementary pension
The basque Government presents the tax reform plans complementary pension
POLLS Results ALL
Who is the most powerful actor in Syria

Front Pages
  • The Sun
NEWS ARCHIVES